Nine To Noon for Wednesday 8 April 2009
09:05 Auckland supercity
John Banks, Auckland city mayor; Arthur Anae, Manukau city councillor - Otara ward; Tony Mayow, chairman of the Community Waitakere Trust and co-convener of a new community coalition fighting the plans for an Auckland supercity.
09:20 US newspaper industry in crisis
Lou Ureneck, chairman of the Journalism Department at Boston University's College of Communications.
09:30 Differences between men and women - may come down to a single hormone
Professor Ian McLennan, Otago University neurobiologist
09:45 Australia correspondent Paul Barclay
10:05 Gavin Bishop, children's author and illustrator
Gavin Bishop's latest book Piano Rock is a finalist in the NZ Post Book Awards, in the non-fiction category. In it he looks back on his childhood growing up in the small village of Kingston on the shores of Lake Wakatipu in the 1950s.
10:30 Book Review with Gail Pittaway
Gone Tomorrow by Lee Child
Published by Bantam Press
10:45 Reading. Opportunity by Charlotte Grimshaw read by Michele Amas
(Part 1 of 2)
This title story from Charlotte Grimshaw's collection is a chilling tale about the opportunity for revenge.
11:05 Music Review with Marty Duda
Artist Of The Week is The Killers.
Las Vega quartet The Killers are one of this decades most successful rock bands. Their debut album, Hot Fuzz, sold over 5 million copies thanks to worldwide hits like Mr. Bright Eyes and Somebody Told Me. Their second album, Sam's Town drew unexpected comparisons to Bruce Springsteen and their newest album, Day & Age contains more of the glistening 80s-inspired pop that has made them so popular.
1. Somebody Told Me - The Killers, taken from 2004 album Hot Fuzz (Island)
2. When You Were Young - the Killers taken from 2006 album Sam's Town (Island)
3. Romeo And Juliet - The Killers taken from 2007 album Sawdust (Island)
4. Human - The Killers taken from 2008 album Day & Age (Island)
11:30 Legal commentator Andrew Scott-Howman
Twitter in the workplace.
11:45 Film critic Linda Burgess